Georgia State University College of Law retired professor Anne Emanuel recently was honored by the university with emeritus status, as well as being honored with the Lifetime Commitment to Public Service Award from the Emory Public Interest Committee (EPIC).
The emeritus title recognizes Emanuel’s years of honorable and distinguished service teaching and within the legal… more »
ATLANTA – Georgia State University College of Law is accepting nominations for the 2014 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award to honor a Georgia attorney who has selflessly committed to public service in the tradition of the college’s founding dean.
“Ben F. Johnson Jr. displayed an unwavering commitment to public service,” says Steven J.… more »
This summer I had the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children when I interned with Voices for Georgia’s Children, a nonprofit child policy and advocacy organization.
“From as far back as I can recall, I have believed that all people are part of the human family, and we should look out for each other,” said Judith O’Brien when she received the 2013 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award on April 11.
O’Brien, retired partner with Sutherland Asbill & Brennan and… more »
My PILA Fellowship Experience
by Lindsay Anglin
After hearing the executive director of the Georgia Innocence Project speak about her work at a Public Interest Law Association career panel last fall, I knew I wanted to assist the project in its mission to use DNA evidence to free those unjustly incarcerated in Georgia… more »
Although Lauren Sudeall Lucas is making her first foray into full-time academia as she joins the College of Law faculty, she’s no stranger to Georgia State University or its campus.
She comes to GSU from the Southern Center for Human Rights, located adjacent to GSU’s School of Music in downtown Atlanta. While working as a… more »
Georgia State University’s College of Law honored prominent health law attorney and GSU faculty fellow Randall L. Hughes with the 19th Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award in a ceremony on March 22.
The award is presented annually to a Georgia attorney whose accomplishments reflect the tradition of selfless public service exemplified by Ben… more »
ATLANTA – When he’s not attending class or studying in the law library, third-year Georgia State law student Matt Reed is, well, kind of a rock star.
Reed mounts the stage at the 10 High Club in Atlanta’s Virginia-Highland neighborhood every weekend and unleashes song after song of face-melting hard rock as the guitarist for… more »
ATLANTA – Emmet J. Bondurant, a nationally recognized trial lawyer whose career has included a strong commitment to community service and pro bono litigation, will receive the 2011 Ben F. Johnson Jr. Public Service Award presented by Georgia State University College of Law.
Bondurant, who practices law with the firm he founded, more »